Both security applications offer excellent malware protection, with little impact on performance of PCs. However, Kaspersky wins the overall competition due to its easy and intuitive user interface as well as additional features such as password management and file shredder.
The open-frame interface is based on lighter colors and puts the most important functions front and center. The top of the screen displays the current state of the device, while the rest are displayed as huge blocks that can be tapped to get more information or to complete specific tasks. The design is intuitive and simple to use for the majority of users of computers. Your subscription status will be displayed in a a sleek bar at the bottom.
In the tests that were conducted by AV-Comparatives, Kaspersky scored top marks for its protection abilities. This is a result of the fact that it analyzed all 752 samples and showed no false positives. The software was very effective in analysing files and removing malicious code after it had been removed. Furthermore, it has minimal impact on performance and slowdowns.
Kaspersky also has a extensive knowledge base and forums where customers can ask questions or get help. The company does not provide live chat or phone support, which could be an issue for some. It does have an option to purchase tickets for customers who require additional assistance.